A major staple of 1970s interior design style was wood paneling. The texture, the organic element — it’s all evocative of a time when bell bottoms were the only acceptable pants and “groovy” was the term du jour. So, when paying homage to this decade in Niki Demar’s apartment makeover, I wanted to find a way to incorporate wood paneling without violating the terms of her rental agreement!
Thus, this lightweight and retro wall art was created! Check out the supplies and steps below!
- Build a square frame by cutting your 1×2 pieces at the same lengths, with angled edges. Follow this tutorial for specific steps!
- Measure and cut your tongue and groove panels at diagonals so that they will lay across the frame.
- Working from one corner to the other, nail your panels to the top of the frame.
- When the paneled art is fully assembled, stain and let dry! It will be very simple to hang due to its lightweight nature.